Sammamish woman injured in head-on car accident on Novelty Hill Road near Redmond

The Sammamish Reporter reports that a 56-year-old Sammamish woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after being hit head-on by a suspected drunk driver.

The car accident occurred on Sunday night on Northeast Novelty Hill Road near Redmond. Apparently a 25-year-old Portland woman driving a Jeep Liberty crossed the center line and hit the left front corner of the Lexus driven by the Sammamish woman.

The article said that the Sammamish woman had to be cut from her vehicle. The condition of the Portland woman was not given.

Police believe the driver of the jeep may have been intoxicated at the time of the car accident.

Every year in the United States more than 500,000 are injured due to the actions of drunken drivers. In Washington State alone, 45% of the car accidents are alcohol related. In Washington State a blood alcohol content of 0.08% is the standard of intoxication. If a persona is seriously injured in a car accident caused by a drunken driver, the drunken driver can face Vehicular Assault charges. In addition, the victim may sue for damages in civil court.

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